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Madrid Central Public Library: Children's Corner

Madrid Central Public Library: Children's Corner

Part of

People

  • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
  • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

Title

Madrid Central Public Library: Children's Corner

Dates of creation

1993

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 44 slides : col. ; 35mm
  • 20 collages of reprographic copies taped to paper
  • 2 books
  • 1 roll

Scope and Content

File documents a design by the Foreign Office Architects for a children’s corner for the Biblioteca Central de la Universidad Nacional de Educacion Distancia (UNED). The file contains presentation material and drawings. Material in this file was produced in 1993.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1993.D1

Location

Madrid Spain

Credit line

Foreign Office Architects fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

Language of material

Documents are in Spanish.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270369
    • Title: Books and several loose pages of presentation material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of 2 books and several loose pages of presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects for a children's corner at the Central Public Library, Madrid, Spain.

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 printout(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    20 collages of printouts taped to paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 42.5 × 30 cm (16 3/4 × 11 13/16 in.)

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-012-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272609
    • Title: Slides related to the Foreign Office Architects' design for children's corner at the central public library
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1993
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 44 slides related to the Foreign Office Architects' design for children's corner at the central public library, Madrid, Spain.

    Quantity / Object type:

    44 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    44 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    cases: 27.8 × 21.5 × 1 cm slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are in 2 hard-plastic cases.

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269512
    • Title: A presentation drawing of a new Children's Corner at the Biblioteca Central Infantil, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Unknown (draughtsman)
    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A copy of a presentation drawing for a new Children's Corner at the Biblioteca Central Infantil, Madrid, Spain. It includes axonometric drawings, sections, floor plans and presentation text.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 91.5 × 74.5 cm (36 × 29 5/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The reprographic copy is rolled.

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-001-006R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275648
    • Title: Presentation panels for the Biblioteca Central Infantil: Children's Corner
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    The black-and-white panels include views, sections, and elevations.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Dimensions:

    panels: 84,3 × 59,5 × 0,5 cm

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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